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From "Thomas Neidhart (JIRA)" <j...@apache.org>
Subject [jira] [Commented] (LANG-693) Method createNumber from NumberUtils doesn't work for floating point numbers other than Float
Date Mon, 12 Nov 2012 17:01:13 GMT

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Thomas Neidhart commented on LANG-693:
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sounds pretty reasonable.
                
> Method createNumber from NumberUtils doesn't work for floating point numbers other than
Float
> ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
>
>                 Key: LANG-693
>                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/LANG-693
>             Project: Commons Lang
>          Issue Type: Bug
>          Components: lang.math.*
>    Affects Versions: 2.6
>            Reporter: Carlos Rego
>            Priority: Minor
>             Fix For: 3.x
>
>
> Method createNumber from NumberUtils is trying to parse a string with a floating point
number always first as a Float, that will cause that if we send a string with a number that
will need a Double or even a BigDecimal the number will be truncate to accommodate into the
Float without an exception to be thrown, so in fact we will no be returning ever neither a
Double nor a BigDecimal.

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